Assistant or Associate Specialist in Cooperative Extension
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, the University of California- Berkeley, seeks an Assistant or Associate Specialist (Fiscal Year) in Cooperative Extension, starting July 1, 2012. The salary range for this position is $61,700 - $97,100, depending on experience.
The appointee should focus on research and public outreach to prevent obesity and associated diseases. We seek a candidate with ability to provide leadership to the Atkins Center for Weight and Health, and to serve as the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) Associate Director of Research/Nutrition, working with UC ANR’s Statewide Director for Youth, Families and Communities to coordinate statewide nutrition education and research activities. Candidates should review UC ANR’s Strategic Initiatives: http://ucanr.org/About_ANR/Strategic_Vison/.
Applicants should have a bioscience Ph.D., M.D., or an equivalent degree, with training and experience in nutrition, such as experimental nutrition, dietetics, and/or public health nutrition. Candidates should contribute to equal opportunity in higher education through research and service. Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a research statement, copies of publications, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Please send references directly, and refer referees to the UC Berkeley Statement of Confidentiality at: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. Submit applications via http://ecnr.berkeley.edu:80/candidate/selRegister.php?i=198 or to NSTsearch@berkeley.edu (electronic submissions strongly preferred) or to CE Search, Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology, 119 Morgan Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3104. This search will close on June 29, 2012. The search committee will review applications thereafter. The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We are especially interested in a diverse applicant pool.
- Three letters of recommendation, sent under separate cover. Please ask your referees to examine the University's statement on confidentiality.
- Representative publications
- A cover letter
- A summary of research experience
- A resume or CV
- The names and addresses of at least three references
CE Search Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology 119 Morgan Hall University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-3104
$$61,700 - $97,100, depending on qualifications.
Please refer to the University's statement on confidentiality. Minorities and women encouraged to apply. University of California is an EOE/AAE.